The collections of Field Museum of Natural History contains 65 examples of contemporary northern Athapaskan Indian crafts made by the Han, Tanacross, and Upper Tanana Indians. These objects were collected for the museum in 1981-1982 and are described, illustrated, and placed in their historical and contemporary context by this study. The authors demonstrate that contemporary northern Athapaskan material culture, at least in interior Alaska, is vital, innovative, and modern, but with strong... Topics: Field Museum of Natural History, Athapascan Indians -- Material culture Catalogs, Indians of North...
byVanStone, James W; Field Museum of Natural History
The collections of the Field Museum of Natural History contain 128 ethnographic objects collected among the Deg Hit'an (Ingalik) Indians at Anvik, Alaska, in 1890-1892. Marcus O. Cherry assembled the collection for the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893. The artifacts in this collection are described and illustrated. For comparative purposes, information is included from a previous study of Deg Hit'an material culture by Cornelius Osgood (1940) and from other relevant sources Topics: Cherry, Marcus O, Field Museum of Natural History, Ingalik Indians -- Material culture Catalogs and...